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and the u.s. is expected to attack overseas with drones. well, various worldwide outrage today after an egyptian cord convicted three al jazeera journalists for doing their job. peter greste sentenced seven years, mohamed fahmy also sentenced to seven years and baher mohamed sentenced to ten years. model ado has more on the verdict. >> a guilty verdict nearly six months in the making. the alleged crime: doing their josh as journalists. -- job as journalists. lxgz correspondent peter greste, producers boaxproducers baher md
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mohamed fahmy many given seven years and baher mohamed given an additional three years because of a spent cartridge found on him. shock and dismay, from their families. >> five to six other are defendants present. my god, my god, sorry, finish. >> that's crazy, that's crazy, absolutely crazy. >> it's clearly a corrupt and fraudulent verdict. the case is politically motivated an everything is wrong with it. >> reporter: the response from the australian government was swiswift too. >> this kind of government does nothing to support egypt's claim to be on the way to democracy. the new government of egypt reflect on what message is being sent to the world about the
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situation in egypt. >> reporter: egyptian prosecution had pushed for maximum tenses. six al jazeera journalists tried in absentia sentenced to six years in prison. accused of supporting the muslim brotherhood, which the egyptian government has named as a. >> orders his release for health reasons. al shax shami had been on a hunr strike are since january. the new prime minister, abdel fatah al-sisi, had prosmsed t promise -- promised to tackle
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many is issues. mohamed ado al jazeera. >> the managing director of al jazeera english says what happened in court today was outrageous and an injustice. >> today was a really grim day for journalists and for journalism not just in egypt but right around the world. the charges against our people, against peter, mohamed and baher and our other staff were absurd ride from the outset. they were guilty of being great journalists, courageous conditioned providing information to our viewers right across the globe. at no point during any of the hearings in recent months has one shred of evidence, one shred of evidence been presented by the prosecution which supports the extraordinary allegation he made against our people. the campaign to free our staff
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and to stand up or the journalism and for the right for people to know what's going on around the world has been loud and resolute and concerted. hundreds of thousands of people have actively campaigned for our staff to be freed from detention. world leaders, governments have actively campaigned for our staff to be freed. that campaign has already the voice of that campaign has already got louder. hundreds of thousands of people in recent hours have campaigned to say this is wrong. what happened in court in egypt today was outrageous. it was an injustice. so that campaign will and needs to get louder and louder and louder calling on the authorities in egypt to recognize the injustice and to free our staff. >> the white house joined al jazeera and other countries in condemning today's verdict in egypt. patty culhane has more. >> the verdict is getting quite a bit of media attention in the
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united states. but the playing more of a slap again the obama administration. it was just today that john kerry was in egypt heralding egypt making democratic reforms, at the same time the u.s. has just supplied $572 million worth of military aid to the egyptian military they did that about 12 days ago saying they were on the path to democracy. there is an additional $70 million that has been held back by a u.s. senator who is expected to make a statement in the verdict in the coming hours. >> secretary of state john kerry reacted to the verdict during a stop in baghdad and he called it troubling. >> when i heard about that verdict today, i was so concerned about it, and frankly disappointed in it, that i immediately picked up the telephone and i talked to the foreign minister of egypt and i registered our serious displeasure at this kind of a verdict under the circumstances. much where we find -- of where
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we find ourselves today. today's acquisition is obviously it is a chilling and draconian sentence and you know it's deeply disturbing to see, in the midst of egypt's transition. >> well one of the journalists sentenced today, mohamed fahmy holds both egyptian and canadian citizenship. al jazeera's kristin saloomey has the story there. >> a top story in canadian media. and canadian minister of state, lynn yelich, says they're concerned that egypt is not living up to its democratic aspirations. john baird did travel to cairo and meet with egyptian officials on behalf of the fahmy family. >> the voice of the canadian government was notably absent in
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the leadup to this verdict. we didn't hear them call for fahmy's release or free and fair trial. as the trial went on and the prosecution was trying to extort money from the lawyers, the evidence was completely doctored or irrelevant they didn't speak out against the government directly. >> they are limited what they can do because fahmy is a dual citizens in both canada and egypt. >> simon mcgregor wood worked with baher mohamed. he had nothing but praise for mohamed's work. >> i'm simon macgregor wood. i first met boa baher mohamed in 2013. he made a lasting impression on me. he was everything you would want in a journalist.
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he was energetic, engaged, relentless, calming, he always wanted to find out a little bit more about the stories we were covering. he was a good person to have on your team because don't forget, these were stressful days. these were dangerous days and he was the right person to have with you. one of the most amazing things about him was despite the fact that he was egyptian and we were covering these tumultuous events on the streets of his capital in his country i never really knew what he felt about what was happening. he certainly never revealed his political opinions to me, and i thought that was his commitment to standards of adjournment jour balance, and i'll always be grateful for the help he gave me
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in cairo. i hope this terrible ordeal is nearly back to where it ends. i hope he is back doing what he is so good at, being a journalist. i'd love to see him again and would i love to work with him again. >> and coming up again, the u.s. and iraq have reached a deal on legal protections for u.s. troops heading to iraq to assess and advise iraqi forces. this comes after islamic state of iraq and the levant continue their advance toirdz baghda tow. jane arat joins us. jane, what kind of assistance is u.s. talking about with respect to baghdad? >> well, tony, they haven't made it public but my understanding is they are focusing on the potential for air strikes launched byist assets in the gulf which would focus on that
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border area with syria. this is where the i.s.i.l. fighters are coming across having taken over a border crossing between syria and iraq and also that border crossing is extremely porous. if the u.s. can effectively target fighters and weapons that have essentially erased that border, i spoke as well with the iraqi foreign minister and he thinks the strikes can aring hopefully erase the gains that the i.s.i.l. fighters have gained. back to baghdad, agreed oprovide military help but it comes with conditions. >> iraq faces an is existential threat -- existential threat. the very future of iraq depends
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on choices that will be paid in the next days and weeks. and the future of iraq depends primarily on the ability of iraq's leaders to come together. >> corey told prime minister nouri al-maliki that means forming an inclusive government. it's been three months since iraqis went to the polls. it's been four years since they've had a full time defense minister. more talks about highway to keep iraq from disintegrating. these fighters have managed to gain ground with astonishing speed and efficiency. this is the most serious attack facing iraq since saddam was toppled. meetings like these behind closed doors are deciding the future of this country. iraq's foreign minister says the fall of the key iraqi border post with syria i.s.i.l. fighters are moving weapons
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across borders. >> help is on its way from the united states but we need to do our part definitely here but everybody recognized the seriousness of the situation, the danger of i.s.i.s. establishing its own emrate, and all the resources and the weaponry that they have acquired. they will pose a mortal threat not only to iraq but to the region, to the gulf as well. >> reporter: in iraq's second biggest city seized by the i.s.i.l. two weeks ago, it is bizarrely business as usually with an islamic 20s, i.s.i.l. soldiers are directing traffic in the city. where battles are still raging, much of it is familiar ground to the united states. here in dealla province, one of
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the capitals of the islamic state. battling the latest more effective offshoot of al qaeda. and the united states is back. not with large numbers of troops on the ground. but with a promise of air strikes. and the realization that this battle was never really won. jane arath, al jazeera, baghdad. and as secretary kerry went from baghdad to the occurreddish capital, the kurdish security forces peshmurga stepped in. tony. >> largely it depends on whether its divided leaders can spend a new government and on time.
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mike viqueria is at the white house for us. mike, it's clear the white house is pushing the iraqis to form a new government it needs to happen. >> even showing up there we were not sure that secretary kerry was going odo that. announcing the trip and allowing the press to report it when they were wheels down eastern time in baghdad. but it was also a very stern warning almost a lecture to the iraqis, look you've got to get it together, you've got to form a government, you've got to be more inclusive. air strikes are not going to do anything in the long term if those things don't happen. secretary kerry also noting what president obama said, if air strikes are needed in the short term, situation that dire, you cannot interpret that as the united states getting on one side or the other, one sector or the other, one government figure or other, they are simply striking i.s.i.l. which they regard as a terrorist organization. here is more of the tough talk
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that secretary kerry had while in baghdad. >> iraq paces an stefnl existenl threat. the future of iraq depends primarily on the ability of iraq's leaders to come together and take a stand united against i.s.i.l. not next week, not next month. but now. >> reporter: iraqis for their part we understand from-m officials who have been -- administration officials who have been traveling with secretary kerry. you can interpret those statements as getting concerned. does the government in baghdad, if they don't know an amount of military air strikes or military
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power is going to change the develop there tony. >> one more thing, what is secretary kerry saying about critics who want prime minister nouri al-maliki to step down? >> even from the white house podium it's up to iraq to choose their own government. this is what the united states fought for for eight years. if there were a viable leader to come forward that could unite this country i think you could expect the american government the administration here at the white house to back that leader all the way, tony. >> mike viqueria at the whowtion. coming up -- white house, coming up, hilary clinton and joe biden try to convince are reporters they are not really relinquish. also, from elvis's jump suit and bob dylan's lyrics.
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pieces of history about to go on the auction block.
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>> a letter sent to president obama today says there is a, quote, culture of
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nonresponsiveness at veterans affairs hospitals system wide. the report from the office of special counsel confirms multiple policy violations and problems with patient wait-times. in one case a veteran in a psychiatric facility went listen to this eight years without proper treatment. the report also says whistle blowers were often ignored and punished. the administration is investigating 50 whistle blower claims, all of which involve patient care or safety in the system. one of the most organized yet. controversial candidates is coming to president obama's defense if you can believe it on iraq. david shuster is here on power politics. david. >> kentucky senator rand paul is offering some bipartisan backup for the president. the tea party candidate says the mess in iraq rests on the people who brought the united states into the war there, specifically the bush cheney administration. >> they didn't really i think
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understand the civil war that would break out and what's going on now i don't blame on president obama. has he got the solution? maybe there isn't a solution but i do blame the iraq war on the chaos that is in the middle east. >> dick cheney and other conservative hawks have been relentless on obama saying mr. obama are withdrew all troops three years ago and senator paul should be ignored. >> rand paul with ail due respect is an isolationist. he doesn't think we should be involved in that area. i think it is absolutely essential. there will be another 9/11 attack and it will be with something more deadly than airline tickets and box cutters. >> given the bush cheney administration landed there united states into a war with undue consequences, do not
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belong in the debate. >> that is sick when you look back at the record. it was vice president cheney and condi rice who are basically telling us get right back in there again. the american people don't want it, the president doesn't want it and the saner people in the house and senate don't want it. >> struggles of hillary clinton's wealth, vice president joe biden pointed to his relative poverty, biden helped to kick off a gathering, by accentuatinaccentuating the strf those trying to make ends meet. >> look at biden, he's got a mildly expensive suit on.
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vice president of the united states of america. he makes, notwithstanding he's the poorest in the congress. don't hold a stock or bond don't hold that i have a savings account but i have a relative good salary. >> biden does have some savings in investments but all the accounts are reported to have less than $15,000. biden's remarks come amid recent stumbling by clinton talking about her own wealth. the missteps what is was when she told reporters she and her husband were virtually penniless after the presidency. and voters don't see me as the problem because we pay ordinary income taxes unlike a lot of
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people who are truly well off not to name names and we've done it through dint of hard work. sint leaving the white house, the clintons have made over $100 million and bloomberg news reports that the clintons lowered their tax burden by using the strategies of those in great wealth. that is power politics. >> david, thank you. republican kevin mccarthy is taking aim at a federal agency that helps united states companies abroad. ali velshi what's happening here? >> i need to you do this. i need to you hold your eyes open. because this can get a little bit boring, it's important. what might send some viewers from the home. it sounds so deadly boring i can't believe i'm doing this. the export import bank of the
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united states. don't click the channel. this is not a joke. charges of crony capitalism and capital welfare. the new leader of the house kevin mccarthy, the xm bank was created 80 years ago by fdr to help finance imports and exports, loan guarantees for companies, who get paid if an overseas buyer tends to be a debt beat. that gives private banks the confidence to lend. last year tony the xm bank approved $27 billion to support exports that were valued at about $37 billion. the bank said it earned more than $1 billion for u.s. taxpayers, from fees and interest payments. and it helped support 1.2 million jobs sinks 2009.
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but critics now want to shut this agency down. they say the agency's accounting the aid it provides amount to a give away to companies, the government shouldn't be picking winners or losers and the most vocal is texas representative jeb hederling. they have made it a poster child for corporate are welfare and the bank is being reauthorized in september. kevin mccarthy becomes majorities leader at the end of june and says he's not in favor of reauthorizing it. it's actually an important discussion but i guess they've decided this is going to be their topic. >> if you say it's important i'm going to pay attention. so that and what else are you working on for the program tonight? >> i've forgotten. i fell asleep in the middle of that report. also important this one isn't boring unfortunately, we're looking at the money behind
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i.s.i.l. the organization that has thrown iraq into havoc. they're fending off an american trained proper military. you don't do that on a shoestring budget. they've got a massive war chest, we're going to talk about it. >> we should be doing that in the news department as well, we'll borrow some of your reporting. one more story before we get to the break. three auto makers recalled millions of cars today because of potentially explosive air bags. honda mazda and nissan. are passenger and driver side air bags made by the same company. all three companies recalled cars last year for the same issue. this is a dangerous time for the people who try report on important stories. up next more on the imprisonment of al jazeera staff and journalists around the world are increasingly becoming targets. also a court has released the
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legal memo that makes the case of killing americans overseas with drones.
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>> and egyptian court has sentenced three al jazeera journalists to prison for doing their jobs. peter greste, baher mohamed and mohamed fahmy were falsely accused of helping the muslim brotherhood, international reaction has been swift. u.s. and other governments across the globe are quick to comment. egypt is not alone in its crack down on a free press. randall pinkston has more.
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randall. >> tony, thanks to technology, journalists can cover stories almost anywhere in the world almost instantaneously. >> second worst year on record according to the committee to protect journalists. this year in egypt, 14 journalists are behind bars. in other countries, the numbers are even higher. with iran and china topping the list. each believed to have 35 journalists locked up. advocates for journalist rights say the arrests are part of a troubling trend. in the ten year period from 2003 to 2013, the commute to protect journalists report 629 killed while doing their jobs. for six of those years iraq held the record for the highest number of journalists murdered. since 2009, the philippines
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pakistan and syria lead the death toll. so far in 2014, the cpj confirms 16 journalists have been killed for reporting the news. in most cases the journalists were reporting on stories dealing with politics, war, human rights and crime. and tonight, the committee to protect journalists reports another reporter killed over the weekend. radio recorder youssef, cpg is calling for authorities there to conduct a thorough investigation. tony. >> for more that let's bring in delphine alegan, u.s. director of reporters without borders and joins us from washington. delphine, good to speak to you. what is your actions to the verdict in egypt today? >> as reporters without borders
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we are shocked by the sentences. these are well-known journalists. fahmy used to work for cnn. peter -- >> for other outlets as well. >> clearly a sign that the egyptian authorities are becoming more totalitarian. >> delphine did you think because of the international attention that surrounded this case that we would see a different outcome? >> i don't think so. i think that the international community and the international pressure is crucial in this trial which is a complete sham trial. and so as it's a political trial i guess the issue will be political as well. even if, of course, we can still hope there will be a fair -- >> tell me why you call it a political trial given the evidence presented, tell me. >> i know the situation is extremely complicated. but to be short, i just want to
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be -- make the audience understand that since the army seized power last july, press freedom has decreased tremendously in egypt. one of the targets were all the media which were close to the muslim brotherhood. al jazeera was one of the targets of the witch hunt in a sense. >> what does this trial say about and again al jazeera has consistently rejected all of these claims and all of these charges. you're absolutely right. that is what the egyptian government floated but as somethinsomeone who knows theses it's ridiculous. what does it say overall about the safety of reporters in egypt and some of the countries that may be taking notes from the egyptian government? >> just give a none final that the authorities are completely floating their fundamental
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freedoms that are actually guaranteed by the new constitution. the new constitution that the new presidency supported, actually the new constitution -- >> that's right. >> -- guarantees freedom of expression. guarantees independence of the media. so at the end we're just asking the president sisi that he supports the constitution and he has actually the power to release these journalists because he has the power to pardon them. >> i'm going oget to that last, whether you think that's going ohappen here. has the government in a sense, i hate to say this, won here? it has shown the people of egypt that it is willing to be tough, even draconian according to secretary kerry. doesn't that send a chill through the rest of egyptian civil society that the dissent will not be tolerated? >> i think the chill effect was there since a long time
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unfortunately. and this new sentence is just a continuation of the violation we have observed. since the armistice power last july, dozens of journalists have been arrested, 15 are still in jail and six have been killed mostly when they were covering pro-morsi demonstrations. we were not waiting for this outrageous sentence to see a chill effect or at least censorship in the context of an extreme polarization of the media. >> i think you're right. one more thing for you delphine. given the shoddy even ridiculous evidence presented by the prosecution in this sham trial, right, do you expect a full pardon by president al-sisi? >> the next steps can be an appeal and i think the families of the journalists have already expressed that they're thirg to go in that direction. but let's be honest it's a political trial. i guess a political issue can be also expected.
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for moment there's no real hope that president sisi will pardon them but that's the potential issue and that's why the international community pressure is so crucial. >> and it needs to continue, needs to continue and to ramp up, even, correct? >> yes. >> delphine, thank you, she is the u.s. director of reporters without borders. thank you. a report today made public a secret drone strike in three years ago. roxana saberi is here with it about. >> if that pern is plotting to target americans. the aclu filed lawsuits.
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>> killed anwar al alaki, said to be an al qaeda leader. >> we have chosen the path of war in order to defend ourselves from your oppression. >> alaki was a u.s. citizen born in new mexico. critics claimed his rights were violated. but, the composition, constitutional limits that would preclude, lethal force is acceptable when high level government officials have determined that a capture operation overseas is infeasible and that the targeted person is engaged in activities that pose a continued and imminent threat to u.s. persons and interests. human rights advocates say the government's drone program distorts law. >> the administration is applying novel controversial tests and largely setting aside the tests that exist under
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international law to limit killing authority. >> they also say u.s. drones have killed thousands of people including bystanders and the american public wor public needw more about who is being killed and why. >> we will continue fighting for it. >> the justice department official who wrote the memo is david baron. recently confirmed as a u.s. supreme court judge in boston. >> powerpoints and factory greenhouse gases, the justices ruled today that the epa cannot rewrite standards already written into law but they agreed that the agency had other ways to reduce carbon dioxide eapplications. lisa stark is in washington. tell us more about today's decision if you would please. >> tony it was a bit of a complicated decision, involved six different cases. essentially the epa was argue
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that under the clean air act it had the right to regulate these greenhouse gases from stationary facilities, powr power plants. then the court also said by a majority that the epa does have the right to regulate these greenhouse gases for facilities that already are under regulation for simple air pollutants. judge antonin scalia wrote the opinion and here is what he has to say, it bears mention that the epa is getting almost everything it wants in that case. for 86% of all greenhouse gases admitfrom stationary sources nationwide. under our holdings epa will be able to regulate sources responsible for 83% of these emissions. and the epa itself was quick to claim victory saying the supreme court's decision is a win for our efforts to reduce carbon
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pollution because it allows the epa states and other permitting authorities to continue to require carbon pollution limits in permits for the largest pollution sources. then those on the other side tony are cautioning that the court did say that the epa has to be careful not to overstep its bounds. it can't rewrite the clean air act for example, that's up to the legislature but still for most part it's being viewed as a win for the epa trying to tamp down those greenhouse gases. tony. >> gotcha. when are we going ohear about some of the court's remaining cases and those decisions? >> well the decision days are winding down. the court session ends next monday. we have a couple more decision days this week tony so we're expecting to hear about some of the big decisions including for example, a decision either way on the affordable care act, there's faith based groups that are challenging the right to have contraceptive coverage for
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example in their plans. that's one of the big ones we're waiting to hear. could be wednesday, could be thursday. >> lisa stark in washington. lisa thank you. in malaysia the government is now back pedaling after saying nonmuslims were no longer allowed to use the word a allah. shortly after the government clarified by saying churches may still use the term, the herald that is a catholic mallay language periodical. a woman sentenced to death for converting to christianity is set free. miriam ibrahim, after converting from islam and marrying an american, gave birth to her second child in britain while waiting -- on death row, no word on when she will be released.
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give me a second. in mozambique, it has been 15 years since a treaty of, have been destroyed across the globe since 1999. but the cleanup effort is far from over. tanya page has our report now from moputu mozambique. >> celeste are's foot was shattered by a land mine. now she's an activist. ground up peanuts will be the base of tonight's meal. she struggles to find work and needs help. >> if the government gives us subsidies that would be good, if they just give us food it will be gone too quickly. it would be best to join the job
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market so i can provide for myself. >> but the immediate help that the government is giving is in mine detection. to do that it uses rats. 15 years ago mozambique helped to launch the antimine convention. mow saddam bemozambique is now d of land mines. all 35 of the remaining countries who haven't signed up do so. both that haven't signed include russia china and the u.s. when the ban came into effect about 20,000 people a year were being killed or injured by land mines and other unexploded ordnance. now that's down to about 900. the international committee of the red cross says the stigma attached to land mines may eventually shame the remaining countries into joining the ban. >> there's virtually no or
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little use of antipersonnel mines today. virtually no production or transfer. even by those states outside of the convention. and we feel it's only a matter of time between that stigma and that unacceptability of antipersonnel mines brings these countries into the fold. >> people have suffered from the legacy of land mines around the world. although great progress has been made, 15 years after the ban the work is still far from over. tanya page, al jazeera moputo mozambique. >> a man accused of shooting at a small washington college. maria innes ferre has the story. >> not guilty by reason of insanity. 26-year-old aaron ybarra was charged with one count of murder among other charges.
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prosecutors charged him with one other charge of attempted murder. in texas an amber alert is cancelled after a jogger helped reunite a mother with her eight month old baby. the eight month old was left inside a running car, when the mother went inside a convenience store. the jogger spotted the child in the car seat and called police. how the jerry sandusky child montmolestation case. communications problems. the state attorney general said there were crucialing missteps and inex milkable delays. involving abuse over 15 years. in atlanta the cdc has taken
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action following potential anthrax exposure of dozens of scientists and staff. reassigned while the agency investigates the incident. over 84 employees in the atlanta campus got vaccinated. the cdc apologized last week about waiting too long. >> elvis's peacock suit complete with sweat stains. >> what? >> the 43-year-old outfit is expected to fetch up to $200,000 at sotheby's. it last a green and blue peacock stitched on it in rhinestones. john le lennon'snon's piano.
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>> all right maria. see you later. maria is on this story as well. we'll see what our colleagues around the world are sayings. after raising water price the city of detroit is now turning off the tap for tens of thousands of people.
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america mobile app, available for your apple and android mobile device. download it now >> well today's wrongful conviction of al jazeera journalists in egypt has sparked outrage. maria is back. >> when they heard the news
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chrischristiana amanp observing. >> she was in egypt for much of the action there, the fall of hosne mubarak, she knows what it's like there. >> new york times reporter writes, appalling, egypt sends three al jazeera reporters to prison for seven years for committing adjournment. u.k. had this image at one point
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today. we also want to show enthuse video that channel 4 in the u.k. posted today, co condemns the sentences. taping up their mouths, holding up, "free aj staff" signs. one minute protest outside their manchester studios. also, protests taking place to free these journalists,, amnesty international, writes go on it only takes five minutes to e-mail each embassy in support of press freedom and peter greste. >> i can't even tell you how brave shereen tandros, sue turtin, convicted in absentia
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today, peter is part of that group as well and others, in attempting to cover this story in egypt. just one of the more amazing stories on the planet at the time that it was developing and for this to happen to these people it's just -- it's just shocking. >> right tony. >> maria, thank you. >> thank you. >> community activists are asking united nations to intervene after detroit cut off water to drets who were behind on -- residenc drernts residentd on their bill. more than two months behind and owe more than $150. to offset the department's growing debt. >> we're not insensitive to the fact that detroit is a poor city. a lot of folks who can't pay their bills, but at the same time, we have an infrastructure that's aging. we have some of our pipes are over 100 years old. and we have -- we feel we have the best drinking water in the world. and in order to do that, it's a
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rising-cost industry. we have to pay -- we have to pay to make that happen. and it's just -- it is something that we have to pay so the other folks have to pay it as well. >> activists say the city is denying residents the basic human right. it's launching a program to help are make ends meet, half, half of detroit's residents are behind on their bills. it is elimination day in the world cup. we'll go live to brazil to see who's going home and how the u.s. can advance through the next round, then "real money with ali velshi." >> i'm looking at the how the snurnts built their war chest. and go pro's ready to go worldwide. are that and more on "real money."
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consider this. the news of the day plus so much more. answers to the questions no one else will ask. >> it seems like they can't agree to anything in washington no matter what.
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>> it is elimination day at the fifa world cup. deciding match against germany, on thursday, people aren't going to go to work. with seconds left, the american team has to tie a spot, to compete in the round of 16. gabriel, what was the reaction to the u.s. tie and that amazing cross from ronaldo? >> one word, tony: utter shock. well, that's two words really. but utter shock here in brazil. just as it was for the nearly 24 million people in the united states that watched that soccer match. it was more people watched u.s.a.-portugal game in the u.s. than any other soccer match in
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history. utter shock in brazil as well, many more millions are watched here. the u.s. came up just short of winning and guaranteeing themselves of another shot to the next round. >> portugal is number 4 ranked team in the world but come on for most of that match the u.s. got the best of it, am i wrong in that? >> you are right. the u.s. dominated that whole second part of the match, no doubt about that. but it was that last 30 seconds that was the killer. and you know, now the u.s. has to go play germany and that's no easy task. >> so to move forward what has to happen here to get for the u.s. squad to get to the round of 16 what has to happen in this match against germany on thursday?
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>> well, the u.s. has to number 1 either win or tie. if they do that, they almost guarantee that they will go to the next round. now, tony if they lose to germany there's still a chance they could go to the next round but it would all depend on ghana and what happens to the ghana match. the u.s. needs a win, they can get by with a tie against germany but germany considered one of the best teams and it is going to be a high hill to climb for the u.s. no easy task even to get a tie against germany. we'll see. >> mexico moves on and brazil? >> mexico does. first brazil, these are a bunch of brazil fans behind me at this bar. they're ecstatic as you can imagine. they're going to face chile in the next round.
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mexico is going to now face the netherlands. so mexico i tell you they have thousands, thousands of fans here in brazil. it's going to be wild. lots of mexicans here in brazil appearing on the mexican team. >> thank you, gabe. "real money with ali velshi" is next. ♪ >> the insurgents threatening to take over much of iraq few in number, but relatively rich. also the brand new number 2 in the house could pull the plug on a program that helps small and big american businesses sell their products overseas. plus the small gadget con received of by a surfing that is about to go public and could fetch